Projects at Work


Crawl, Walk, Run to PPM Value

- by Projects@Work

How do you make the case for PPM and justify the expense? What are some common pitfalls in implementing or extending PPM across the enterprise? How much should an organization expect to “bend” to accommodate a new PPM solution? PowerSteering’s CEO shares his perspective on these and other issues.

The Pitch for PPM

- by Projects@Work

As PPM solutions evolve from “nice to have” to essential, there is a need to integrate them with other business operations, according to H-P’s senior product marketing manager. But are vendors glossing over the cultural and procedural changes required for organizations to reap the full benefits of these tools?

Portfolio Rigor Mortis

- by Derek Stevens

A project portfolio’s agility and liquidity are key components of its business value. To maintain flexibility and optimize investments, organizations must first understand what can cause “portfolio rigor mortis” and then adopt approaches to avoid or “cure” it.

Drivers and Differentiators

- by Kathleen Ryan O'Connor

A new survey tries to uncover what really makes a difference in project portfolio performance.

Better Visibility in Tacoma

- by Kathleen Ryan O'Connor

How project portfolio management transformed the way the city of Tacoma delivers goods and services to its 200,000 residents.

The Agile Portfolio

- by Kathleen Ryan O'Connor

More organizations are incrementally adding Agile methods to take their project portfolio management practices to the next level, while software providers are adapting their PPM offerings to keep pace with demand.

PPM: A Buyer's Checklist

- by Curt Finch

From functionality to return on investment, here are some key criteria to focus on when considering a project portfolio management solution.

Hard Hats and Hard Drives

- by Kathleen Ryan O'Connor

If it’s the standardization and automation that attracts many in the construction field to project portfolio management software, how that ties into risk and reward keeps them coming back for more.

Portfolios of Care

- by Kathleen Ryan O'Connor

With the cost, quality and complexity of healthcare under a national microscope these days, some hospitals are already realizing critical improvements by implementing project portfolio management, thanks to niche solutions designed specifically for their needs.

Standards and Stands

- by Kathleen Ryan O'Connor

A Gartner research director’s critique of the Project Management Institute’s recently released portfolio and program management standards engages practitioners, vendors and consultants.





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Agile Consultant, LeadingAgile
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Andy Jordan

President, Roffensian Consulting Inc.
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Sr. Technical Program Manager,
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